Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services

Soo Wong

Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services

Soo Wong is the Member of Provincial Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services.

Soo Wong was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2011 as the MPP for Scarborough-Agincourt. She was re-elected in 2014. Wong currently serves as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services. She was appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities in February 2013. She previously served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

Wong has championed tackling childhood obesity, standing up for children and youth in Ontario’s Children’s Aid Societies, improving health care and bringing subways to Scarborough. As a public school trustee, Wong led efforts to increase ESL education across the Toronto District School Board. She also helped to secure new playgrounds and improvements for local schools. Wong has been a Registered Nurse for more than 25 years, and has also worked as a professor of nursing and a nursing-home administrator. Wong moved to Canada with her family at age eight. She speaks fluent English and Cantonese.